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Upcoming changes to royalty rates

To maintain the value of the return to the Crown from the extraction of Crown owned minerals, royalty rates listed in the Minerals Programme for Minerals (excluding Petroleum) 2008 will be increasing.

Petroleum Reserves data released

Details of New Zealand’s petroleum reserves as at the beginning of 2022 have been released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Regulator's Update – September 2022

In this issue of the Regulator's Update: Upcoming changes to royalty rates, tips for preparing applications, petroleum reserves data, a new Exploration Database coming soon, help us improve the website and more.

The Regulator’s Update — June 2022

Welcome to the June issue of the Regulator’s Update. In this issue: consultation on proposed regulations open now, fees and royalties are due soon, our new manager of minerals operations, an annual summary report wrap-up, the Aotearoa New Zealand Energy Strategy, and more.

The Regulator’s Update — March 2022

Welcome to the March issue of The Regulator’s Update. In this issue: Annual summary reports due 31 March, Iwi engagement is an important part of the permitting process and the Energy Hui with iwi in Taranaki – January 2022.